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Florida gets above-average marks on financial transparency
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 15, 2018

Florida received a score of 76 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.

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SEMINOLE COUNTY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Arts Alive in Seminole! to benefit The Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools to be held October 27
Press release submission | Oct 25, 2018

Join us for the 22nd Anniversary of Arts Alive in Seminole!, presented by Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital, on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Westin Lake Mary.

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SEMINOLE COUNTY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 9th Annual Walk-n-Roll-a-Thon to be held October 13

By Press release submission | Oct 11, 2018

Clients, family, friends and concerned individuals “Walk” for those with Spinal Cord Injuries that are trying to further their recovery efforts.

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Changes to your property often mean revising your homeowners insurance

By Marian Johns | Oct 5, 2018

Just as the season is beginning to change, so might the things around your house. That's why it's a good idea to think about reviewing your home insurance coverage.

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Apopka Chamber to host Business After Hours

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 27, 2018

Business After Hours will be taking place at Florida Hospital/Advent Health-Apopka on Sept. 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Flooding from Hurricane Florence is a reminder of the dangers of being underinsured

By Marian Johns | Sep 24, 2018

A recent study by Consumer Reports shows that 60 percent of all homes in the U.S. are underinsured by 20 percent.

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Knowing home insurance basics can help you protect your property

By Marian Johns | Sep 24, 2018

Homeowners insurance might not be the most riveting topic, but learning even just the basics about homeowners coverage and your policy can come in handy if you face a property loss.

From Ocoee Today
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Even in Florida, homes should be prepared for seasonal changes

By Marian Johns | Sep 24, 2018

While Floridans might be lathering on the sunscreen and strolling along the beach instead of gazing at that early fall foliage like our northern neighbors, homeowners in the Sunshine State should still think about preparing their homes for the upcoming season change.

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Chamber's Breakfast & Learning event set for Oct. 9

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 22, 2018

The Apopka Chamber of Commerce will be holding its Breakfast & Learning Morning Mingle on Oct. 9.

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Portable generators after a storm are handy if operated properly

By Marian Johns | Sep 17, 2018

Floridians are all to familiar in dealing with the inconveniences of having no power in the aftermath of a hurricane and while having a portable generator can ease that burden, if it's not operated properly it can also be deadly.

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Home security can help lower your insurance premiums

By Marian Johns | Sep 17, 2018

Whether it's "do it yourself" wireless sensors and alarms, a simple doorbell camera, or the traditional company-monitored alarm system, investing in home security can offer you protection as well as savings on home insurance premiums.

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Apopka Chamber to hold New Member Orientation

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 13, 2018

The Apopka Chamber of Commerce will be holding their New Member Orientation next week.

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Replacement cost can vary from cash value in homeowners claims

By Marian Johns | Sep 10, 2018

However, understanding the terms "actual cash value" and "replacement cost value" when it comes to your insurance, can be a huge factor in deciding what type of homeowners coverage you need.

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Age, condition of a home will affect your insurance rates

By Marian Johns | Sep 10, 2018

While the age of a home is a factor when it comes to homeowners insurance, most insurance companies also take into account the condition of your home, explains Kin Insurance's director of insurance product management Kevin Turner.

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Budhoo seeks seat on Orange County School Board

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 7, 2018

Chan-Denise Budhoo has announced her candidacy for the Orange County School Board.

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Maintaining a home inventory can expedite insurance claims

By Marian Johns | Sep 3, 2018

In today's high-tech, social media world, everyone is taking videos and snapping photos. But in addition to all of those selfies, you may want to think about capturing some of your belongings on camera as part of a home inventory.

From Ocoee Today
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Promptness can be key when filing a homeowners insurance claim

By Marian Johns | Sep 3, 2018

Homeowners should have an idea about what their policy states, especially regarding how long they have to file a claim after an incident and whether it will affect their insurance rates.

From Ocoee Today
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How does a wind mitigation inspection work?

By Marian Johns | Aug 27, 2018

A wind mitigation inspection might sound intimidating. But in areas like Florida, that should not stop homeowners from getting one to help protect their home and potentially save money on home insurance.

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Shutters can reduce storm damage, but they won't impact an insurance claim

By Marian Johns | Aug 27, 2018

According to home insurance expert Kevin Turner, hurricane proofing won't affect your insurance claim after a storm; however, those precautions could save you a lot of out- of-pocket expenses.

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Insurance coverage varies when water damage occurs

By Marian Johns | Aug 27, 2018

According to Kevin Turner, Kin Insurance's director of insurance product management, homeowners should read their policy to be sure what types of water damage are covered under their insurance.

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